5 Back-to-School Snack Hacks for Probiotic Health

Whether you’re heading back to college or have kids of your own, prepping snacks and lunches in advance can save a lot of time. We have some snack ideas that will help you tackle the busy fall schedules ahead.   1. The To-Go Snack Being hangry is the last thing you want when trying to shuttle your kids […]


Need some new snack ideas? We’ve got ’em!

As a Duke University Hospital dietetic intern who also happens to be lactose intolerant, Lauren Littmann is in the unique position of really needing to know her stuff when it comes to lactose-free options. So when she recently tweeted at us, “My favorite source of probiotics. Fermented milk, y’all #happygut” alongside a pic of our blueberry kefir, we knew that we wanted to reach out to her and hear what else she had to say.


Giveaway! Lifeway T-Shirts

Because our last few giveaways have been so popular, we thought we’d run another T-Shirt Giveaway! Six lucky winners will be chosen at random to win a fabulous Lifeway-branded t-shirt. Will it be you?   To enter, simply comment below and tell us your favorite way to use kefir. (Psst, for inspiration, head to our Recipes page). […]


8 Ways to Use Kefir Every Day

We like to think that our kefir is the ultimate secret ingredient every cook needs in his or her kitchen. Not only is kefir delicious on its own, it is also an incredibly versatile and useful ingredient in many of our favorite dishes and recipes. Kefir’s acidic nature makes it an excellent marinade for your favorite cuts […]


Lifeway Feeds Hungry Foodies at the 2016 Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago 2016, the nation’s premier outdoor food festival, kicks off today, July 6th, at Chicago’s Grant Park. The festival features a wide variety of food trucks, live music, and local designers. Seeing as we’re all foodies here at Lifeway, we definitely wouldn’t miss it! Not only are we sampling our kefir at the […]


4 Reasons Blending Beats Juicing

While food trends come and go with the seasons, some have true lasting power. Juicing is one, and making smoothies is another, and we’re often asked, “is it better to juice or to blend?” The decision can be tough, and there are strong advocates for and against both. Smoothies and juices are typically packed with healthy […]


Lifeway T-shirt Giveaway

You’ve asked, and now you shall receive! As a thank you to our wonderful and supportive customers, we’ll be giving away 5 of our Lifeway Kefir shirts! (Available for Men and Women in sizes Small, Medium, and Large. Men’s shirts are not V-Neck.) To enter, just answer 1 of the 4 summer themed questions below in the comments for a chance to […]


Added Sugar to be Required on New Nutrition Labels: FDA

Coming soon will be an updated Nutrition Facts Panel aka “The Nutrition Facts.” The new label will feature a larger type for Calories, a new line for added sugar, and the addition of Vitamin D and Potassium. With the current nutrition label standards being more than 20 years old, we here at Lifeway are excited about the update especially […]


Pack Your Lunch for National Brown Bag It Day!

National Brown Bag It Day has inspired us to pack a lunch with a probiotic punch! We’ve gathered a few easy and healthy recipes made with our products to help you celebrate Brown-Bag-It Day in both an environmentally and gut-friendly way. Read on for our five lunch box favorites! Fruity Farmer Cheese Crepe Rolls Perfect for small […]


Mental Health in America: National Mental Health Month

Last week we introduced our Mental Health Awareness Month series with a post about new research showing a connection between probiotic-rich foods, such as kefir, and reduced anxiety. We also talked about the White House’s National Microbiome Initiative (NMI), which will “advance microbiome science in ways that will benefit individuals, communities, and the planet.” Today we’re taking this series […]